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Jungian Psychology
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I am studying at the International School for Analytical Psychology - ISAPZürich
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I have a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology
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I love the largeness of the vision, the reverence for wholeness and for psyche itself, the absence of easy answers, the basically gnostic approach to life. My inner world and my dreams are hugely important to me, as is the fate of the earth. In Depth Psychology, these are met.

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Autism as Shadow

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 10:48pm 6 Comments

I was reading into Edward Whitmont (The Symbolic Quest) this afternoon, inspired to go there after listening to Bonnie Bright’s evocative conversation with Craig Chalquist. ( And I was fascinated by his discussion, in the first chapter, about autism.


After describing autism, as Jung did before him, as subjective, image-directed and associatively logical (as opposed to causally logical), he points out the strong…


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At 4:51pm on March 7, 2011, Eleni Levidi, MS, BC-DMT, LPC said…

Dear Alison,

How wonderful to hear from you here! I have thought of you many times and wondering how you are and about your plans. I am responding very late to your comment and only just to send a quick note now.... I haven't been able to revisit this site again since I registered - juggling many things at the moment. Hoping sometime soon to exchange more with you.

much warmth to you,



At 6:51pm on February 10, 2011, Holly Friesen said…
Thanks kindly Alison. I am very drawn to your beautiful moon avatar, lovely image.
At 5:53am on January 15, 2011, Ed Koffenberger said…

Welcome Alison,

Sounds like the sections on ecopsychology and dreams will be to your liking. There are many good folks seeking a better understanding and a better world in the Alliance. Glad you are with us.



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